- Present evidence suggests that saturated fat does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- No causal relationship has been established between milk products and cardiovascular risk.
- Factors associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease include trans fatty acids and high glycemic-index foods.
New evidence reveals that saturated fat does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease
In light of new scientific data, it appears that saturated fat is not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Andrew Mente, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University